He reminds us that it happens on the street level, with plenty of regret and embarrassment. He doesn’t pretend to be better or more enlightened than his fans. He doesn’t pretend any one lifestyle or philosophy is going to save you from yourself. He talks about dealing with life as it happens, and how to stop taking yourself so seriously all the time.
maybe cos we have known Russell Brand longer than Americans, I find it difficult and near impossible to take him seriously.